U.S.: Professor James Shaba died on Tuesday, December 5, 2023.

Professor Shaba was the one who carried out the examination of the body of Tanzania's first Prime Minister 'postmortem' Edward Sokoine, at Muhimbili Hospital.

Sokoine died on April 12, 1984 at the age of 45 from a car accident in Dakawa in the Morogoro region.

According to a statement, Professor Shaba's family said he died at 2pm in Chicago where he lived.

The son of the deceased, Anale Shaba, said the funeral preparation procedures would be released later and that the late Shaba had been ill for a long time.